Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Boys need Gardasil Vaccine Too says CDC

News from The Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) -- The controversial HPV shot given to girls should also be given to boys, in part to help prevent the spread of the virus through sex, a government medical panel said Tuesday.

The expensive vaccine, which protects females against cervical cancer, hasn't been popular. And doctors admit it will be a tough sell to parents of 11- and 12-year-old males, too.


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